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Statistics Research for Lawyers: Visualizing Data

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SimplyMap: A Visualization Tool

Northeastern students have access to SimplyMap, a tool for visualizing statistical information for a geographic region. Data available for visualization includes census data, consumer price index, retail sales data, and quality of life data, among others. You must create an account to access SimplyMap, and instructions for access can be found here: 

http://library.northeastern.edu/find/a-to-z-databases/database-policies-and-terms/simplymap-terms-of-use

Here's an example. Who knew Brookline had so many philatelists and numismatists?

 

CrimeReports

CrimeReports is a free website that allows users to see locations of reported criminal activity on a map. See below for an example.